Darren Barker with Ian Ridley
- General Outstanding Sports Writing Award – Shortlisted
Darren Barker was a Commonwealth Games gold medallist in Manchester in 2002 before turning professional and winning the IBF World Middleweight title. He is now a boxing pundit for Sky Sports.
Ian Ridley has written 11 sports books, including the best-selling autobiography of Tony Adams, Addicted, and is a former Sports Journalist of the Year.